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First, here is a Charles Lindbergh Flown Cover 6″ x 3.5″ envelope with “Lindbergh Again Flies the Air Mail” handstamp, St. Louis, MO, which the post office cancels on February 20-21,1928. As a matter of fact, the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce sends this letter to A. H. Condron, Chamber of Commerce, Tucson, Arizona.
Notably, in February 1928, Lindbergh flies on a commemorative flight between St. Louis and Chicago. Moreover, this flight is to recreate his early flying days as a mail carrier. By the same token, according to Scott Specialized Catalogue, the stamp issues on June 18, 1927, several months before this usage. Most importantly, this cover has a horseshoe-shape ink stamp which reads “Lindbergh Again Flies the Air Mail” at upper left. Also, this envelope features a 10 cents postal stamp featuring an airplane. Additionally, the cancellation stamp features an airplane!
Also, this is a first day cover to Patsy Crowell on October 30, 1930. Not to mention, it goes on the Southern Transcontinental Route. In addition, it is on the first flight air mail from Tucson, Arizona on Route 33 P.O.D. Correspondingly, Tucson Arizona Post Office cancels this envelope on October 15, 1930 at 10:00 a.m.
Most interestingly, in 1930, Tucson has a population of only 43,331. Equally important, Tucson advertises itself as the center for: education, winter recreation, health recuperation, and maximum sunshine. Additionally, the envelope is among the first air mail via the fair weather route.
In addition, here is a first day cover from Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Correspondingly, an employee sends this letter to the Tuscon (typo) Tucson Chamber of Commerce. Not to mention, this letter features postal stamps with airplanes and a map of the country portraying airmail. Also, there is a May 1 1928 ink stamp on the envelope.